The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 829 848 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.14% 21.98% 24.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.20% 62.72% 60.95%
Number of salaries quoted 710 765 862
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1475 1352 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.83% 35.04% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1216 1365
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +3 49 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Stockport -3 39 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Rochdale +2 24 £45,000 +26.76% 2
Altrincham +1 23 £45,000 +31.38% 7
Wigan +1 23 £32,500 -10.34% 10
Cheadle -5 13 £21,500 -49.41%
Salford -3 10 £38,750 +29.16% 3
Bury -8 9 £25,000 -37.50%
Oldham +1 4 £28,500 -27.38% 1
Sale +2 1 £42,500 +11.09% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 1080 (62.94%) .NET
2 1017 (59.27%) C#
3 814 (47.44%) SQL
4 784 (45.69%) ASP.NET
5 520 (30.30%) MVC
6 474 (27.62%) Microsoft
7 471 (27.45%) JavaScript
8 440 (25.64%) HTML
9 407 (23.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 382 (22.26%) Windows
11 369 (21.50%) WCF
12 364 (21.21%) CSS
13 341 (19.87%) TDD
14 318 (18.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 312 (18.18%) T-SQL
16 309 (18.01%) Finance
17 306 (17.83%) .NET Framework
18 299 (17.42%) MS Excel
19 283 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
20 282 (16.43%) Web Services
21 280 (16.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 279 (16.26%) VB.NET
23 275 (16.03%) XML
24 268 (15.62%) jQuery
25 266 (15.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 248 (14.45%) Degree
27 234 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 232 (13.52%) Scrum
29 218 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
30 208 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 139 (8.10%) SharePoint
2 116 (6.76%) IIS
3 69 (4.02%) CMS
4 67 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 43 (2.51%) Node.js
6 37 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (2.04%) Umbraco
8 30 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.87%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.52%) WordPress
15 9 (0.52%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.52%) SAS
15 9 (0.52%) Apache
15 9 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 299 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.56%) MS Office
3 31 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.76%) SPSS
5 12 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.70%) PowerPivot
6 9 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.35%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.29%) MS Project
9 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.64%) Visualfiles
4 9 (0.52%) Magento
5 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.058%) Agresso
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.058%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.058%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.058%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.17%) SaaS
5 15 (0.87%) Office 365
6 7 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.35%) PaaS
7 6 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.73%) Internet
2 51 (2.97%) SAN
3 49 (2.86%) Firewall
4 30 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.52%) HTTP
6 25 (1.46%) WAN
7 23 (1.34%) DNS
7 23 (1.34%) NAS
8 22 (1.28%) LAN
9 18 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (0.99%) Intranet
11 14 (0.82%) SMTP
12 10 (0.58%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.35%) IPsec
13 6 (0.35%) SNMP
13 6 (0.35%) RFID
14 5 (0.29%) Extranet
14 5 (0.29%) VPN
14 5 (0.29%) DHCP
14 5 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (23.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 280 (16.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 266 (15.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 208 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 192 (11.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 117 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 97 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
8 89 (5.19%) Relational Database
9 83 (4.84%) MySQL
10 42 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 41 (2.39%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.98%) DB2
13 33 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
14 27 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 22 (1.28%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.22%) QlikView
17 20 (1.17%) Big Data
18 19 (1.11%) MS Access
19 18 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (1.05%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 110 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 87 (5.07%) NUnit
4 47 (2.74%) Moq
5 36 (2.10%) Selenium
6 35 (2.04%) Subversion
7 30 (1.75%) SpecFlow
8 27 (1.57%) Git (software)
9 24 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 17 (0.99%) Mercurial
11 15 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.82%) JMeter
13 13 (0.76%) ReSharper
13 13 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
14 12 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.70%) MSTest
14 12 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.58%) Jenkins
16 9 (0.52%) JIRA
16 9 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 309 (18.01%) Finance
2 90 (5.24%) Marketing
3 53 (3.09%) Retail
4 43 (2.51%) Games
5 41 (2.39%) Banking
6 33 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.75%) Legal
8 24 (1.40%) Advertising
9 15 (0.87%) Law
9 15 (0.87%) Billing
10 11 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.41%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.35%) Automotive
13 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.23%) Electronics
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.12%) Back Office
16 2 (0.12%) Military
17 1 (0.058%) Publishing
17 1 (0.058%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1075 (62.65%) Developer
2 470 (27.39%) .NET Developer
3 381 (22.20%) C# Developer
4 252 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 248 (14.45%) Analyst
6 231 (13.46%) Senior Developer
7 179 (10.43%) Software Developer
8 169 (9.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 135 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
10 109 (6.35%) Web Developer
11 94 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 76 (4.43%) C# Software Developer
13 72 (4.20%) .NET Software Developer
14 68 (3.96%) Team Leader
15 64 (3.73%) Consultant
16 63 (3.67%) SQL Developer
17 58 (3.38%) Architect
18 57 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
19 56 (3.26%) Business Analyst
20 55 (3.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1080 (62.94%) .NET
2 784 (45.69%) ASP.NET
3 440 (25.64%) HTML
4 369 (21.50%) WCF
5 364 (21.21%) CSS
6 318 (18.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 306 (17.83%) .NET Framework
8 282 (16.43%) Web Services
9 275 (16.03%) XML
10 268 (15.62%) jQuery
11 234 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 178 (10.37%) LINQ
13 126 (7.34%) Ajax
14 119 (6.93%) HTML5
15 116 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 104 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 100 (5.83%) WPF
18 99 (5.77%) XSLT
19 85 (4.95%) WinForms
20 72 (4.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.24%) Computer Science
2 62 (3.61%) N-Tier
3 44 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 42 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (2.39%) Mathematics
6 35 (2.04%) Social Media
7 34 (1.98%) Physics
7 34 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.92%) iPhone
9 30 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.11%) NHS
10 19 (1.11%) Replication
11 18 (1.05%) Clustering
12 15 (0.87%) Data Extraction
13 13 (0.76%) Streaming Music
13 13 (0.76%) Open Source
14 11 (0.64%) Informatics
15 10 (0.58%) Online Banking
16 8 (0.47%) Statistics
16 8 (0.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 382 (22.26%) Windows
2 93 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (3.21%) Linux
5 38 (2.21%) Android
6 37 (2.16%) UNIX
7 33 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 17 (0.99%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.52%) Solaris
11 9 (0.52%) AIX
12 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.35%) HPUX
13 6 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.23%) SUSE
14 4 (0.23%) OS/400
14 4 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (30.30%) MVC
2 341 (19.87%) TDD
3 283 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (13.52%) Scrum
5 218 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
6 201 (11.71%) OO
7 155 (9.03%) Project Management
8 153 (8.92%) Web Development
9 140 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 114 (6.64%) Software Engineering
11 91 (5.30%) OOD
12 90 (5.24%) Unit Testing
13 85 (4.95%) Web Application Development
14 84 (4.90%) ITIL
15 76 (4.43%) SOA
16 74 (4.31%) UML
17 69 (4.02%) Business Analysis
18 62 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
19 60 (3.50%) Domain-Driven Design
20 59 (3.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1017 (59.27%) C#
2 814 (47.44%) SQL
3 471 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 312 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 279 (16.26%) VB.NET
6 90 (5.24%) Java
7 60 (3.50%) VBA
8 57 (3.32%) VB
9 53 (3.09%) PHP
10 29 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 22 (1.28%) C
12 19 (1.11%) VBScript
13 16 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 15 (0.87%) XQuery
14 15 (0.87%) C++
15 11 (0.64%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.64%) Ruby
16 9 (0.52%) Delphi
17 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 248 (14.45%) Degree
2 72 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (2.33%) MCP
4 34 (1.98%) MCTS
5 25 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.28%) MCSD
7 20 (1.17%) MCSE
7 20 (1.17%) MCAD
7 20 (1.17%) CCNA
8 18 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (0.82%) MCITP
10 12 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.70%) ISEB
10 12 (0.70%) NCDA
11 9 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.47%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.47%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.41%) VCAP
13 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 5 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.17%) QA
2 18 (1.05%) WAI
3 16 (0.93%) SLA
4 6 (0.35%) BS7799
5 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 72 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.92%) vSphere
5 8 (0.47%) XenApp
5 8 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.35%) vCloud
6 6 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.23%) KVM
9 3 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.12%) XenServer
10 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.12%) UAG
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (1.11%) SCCM
2 18 (1.05%) SCOM
3 11 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.47%) OpenView
5 6 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.35%) Puppet
5 6 (0.35%) OpenNMS
5 6 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.12%) WSUS
8 2 (0.12%) MOM
8 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.12%) Nagios
8 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.058%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.058%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 474 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 163 (9.50%) Oracle
3 83 (4.84%) VMware
4 51 (2.97%) Google
5 35 (2.04%) Sybase
6 34 (1.98%) Citrix
7 31 (1.81%) HP
8 28 (1.63%) NetApp
9 27 (1.57%) IBM
10 25 (1.46%) Cisco
11 24 (1.40%) SAP
12 21 (1.22%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.87%) Business Objects
13 15 (0.87%) Cognos
14 14 (0.82%) Adobe
15 13 (0.76%) SYSPRO
16 10 (0.58%) LexisNexis
17 9 (0.52%) Tableau
17 9 (0.52%) Veeam
17 9 (0.52%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday